News tagged with chemotherapy drugs

Costly cancer drugs are worth it, study finds

( -- The cost for chemotherapy medications to treat colorectal cancer for six months has jumped 2,600 percent from 1993 to 2005. But such rising costs are worth the price, asserts a new report from Cornell, when ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Cancer
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Study pinpoints novel cancer gene and biomarker

( -- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists' discovery of a cancer-causing gene - the first in its family to be linked to cancer - demonstrates how the panoramic view of genomics and the close-up perspective ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Cancer
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New era of gene-based 'personalized medicine' dawning

Six years ago, scientists announced the completion of the Human Genome Project, a historic effort to decipher each of the 3 billion letters in the genetic instruction book for our species. A single anonymous male from Buffalo, ...

dateJun 14, 2009 in Genetics
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